Daphne (Arcola Theatre)
Grimeborn offers a rare opportunity to see Strauss's late opera in performance
Carmen (Soho Theatre)
OperaUpClose offers a boldly feminist take on the most popular opera of them all
Ravel Double Bill (Glyndebourne)
A taste of summer magic from France to close a vintage season
Gariné (Arcola Theatre)
An East-West opera from 1875 receives its UK premiere at Grimeborn
Saul (Glyndebourne)
Handel's oratorio in a wildly imaginative staging by Barrie Kosky
L'amore dei tre Re (Holland Park)
A fiery tale of sex, revenge and death to conclude a strong OHP season
The Rape of Lucretia (Glyndebourne)
Festival re-staging of Fiona Shaw's WhatsOnStage poll-winning production
Lakmé (Holland Park)
A new staging of Delibes' vaguely oriental opera, complete with the British Airways duet
Falstaff (Royal Opera House)
Covent Garden revives its jolly '50s production of Verdi's farewell to opera
Guillaume Tell (Royal Opera House)
Grim modernist production mars a strongly cast account of Rossini's grand opera